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Tonight, Revenue Watch heads to the movies for the New York premiere of the documentary Big Men. The film tells the story of the competing claims that followed Ghana’s discovery of oil, and in parallel presents Nigeria’s experience with oil as a cautionary tale.

Challenges around oil revenue management came to the forefront of the policy agenda as Uganda hosted the first International Growth Centre Africa Forum.

Participants in the fourth class of RWI's ongoing training program for strengthening media oversight of the extractive sectors of oil, gas, and mining.

Organized by the Francophone Africa Hub, 34 participants attended the course including representatives of media and civil society organizations from many resource rich countries.

Hosted for the first time outside the premises of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), the 2013 summer school started with an opening ceremony at the Mensvic Grand Hotel which was attended by...

RWI is offering journalists in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda a chance to learn more about the extractive industries in a six-month program on covering oil, gas and mineral sectors.

Tanzania is the latest country to benefit from RWI's media training program.

On 5 December, 16 Guinean journalists took a field trip to the country’s largest bauxite mine.

After a hard-fought election, President Mahama now faces the challenge of keep the country on the right path towards sustainable development and economic prosperity.

Angelo Izama believes Uganda can grow and diversify its economy if it can improve governance of its oil sector.

Five of the winners of ACME/RWI's prizes for best reporting on oil, gas and mining are alumni of our media training program.

Fifteen Guinean journalists embarked upon a 10-day training program on understanding and reporting on the oil and mining industries.

Revenue Watch and the Open Society Institute of West Africa announce a training program for Guinean journalists who wish to build their knowledge and skills on the extractives sector.

Crude oil sales make up 70 percent of the government’s annual revenue, so it's imperative for journalists to know how oil revenue is managed.

RWI cohosted a technical briefing for Ugandan MPs on the Public Finance Bill, which is lawmakers' best hope for establishing a strong legal framework to manage oil revenues.

Nearly 50 members of African civil society and media toured AngloGold Ashanti’s Iduapriem gold mine in the western region of Ghana.

With the death of Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, the country lost both a leader and champion of good governance for oil wealth.

Revenue Watch's media training program enables journalists to hold government and companies more accountable.

Ghanaian and Ugandan journalists explored issues from petroleum science to oil legislation and traveled onsite to Uganda's oil development region.

The chair of Ghana’s citizen oversight committee joined experts from RWI and Oxfam to discuss the prospects for accountable oil revenue management.

On 1 June in Washington, D.C., distinguished guests joined RWI and Oxfam for a discussion on Ghana's new oil oversight committee.

As the public and the media react to an in-depth report on oil revenues, the government has responded with new disclosures.

The report by Ghana's Public Interest and Accountability Committee heralds a new approach in stronger oversight for the nation's burgeoning oil industry.

When Norwegian People's Aid looked for a media organization to support its South Sudan program, RWI's Ugandan partner ACME was a natural choice.